Congrats to Ted Cruz for Asking the Worst Question of the Entire Facebook Hearing

Today’s hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been pretty poor, on the whole, so far—the average age of the senators questioning Zuckerberg appears to be around 140 and many of them seem not to understand the concepts underpinning the questions they’re asking—but our normal boy, Senator Ted Cruz, still managed…

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Facebook's Freakout Over a Satirical Blog Shows the Perils of Its Fight Against Fake News

Facebook has spent the past 18 months hustling to show that it’s taking the spread of political misinformation on its platform seriously. It’s partnering with professional fact-checkers, throwing pennies at local news initiatives, and making the PR rounds to profess its love for journalism. But its recent handling of…